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New solutions for deadly heart conditions

On Tuesday 23 April 2019, Dr Razeen Gopal, a cardiac electrophysiologist at the Cape Town Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Centre located at Mediclinic Panorama, implanted the world’s smallest smart device to

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Screening for eye health problems on the spot

Dr Yajna Kooblal, a new paediatrician at Mediclinic Cape Town, is using an innovative piece of technology to diagnose and treat eye conditions in children. It’s quick, it’s non-invasive, and

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Mediclinic Durbanville Day Clinic sees its first corneal transplant

Mediclinic took another step in its innovative day hospital strategy when doctors at Mediclinic Durbanville Day Clinic performed the facility’s first corneal transplant. A patient who lived with chronic eye

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Aesthetic gynaecology: new hope for age-old health concerns

For decades, many women with certain common gynaecological problems have suffered in silence. Dr Natalia Novikova, South Africa’s first certified aesthetic gynaecologist, is changing that. Aesthetic gynaecology is a growing

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Baby receives spinal surgery while in utero

In a first for Africa, a baby has received spina bifida surgery while in utero Mediclinic Morningside’s Professor Ermos Nicolaou, Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, and Specialist in Maternal and Foetal

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A step in the right direction: Anelisa Baiiso

“I think everyone in healthcare becomes involved in this industry for one reason: to do good,” says Dr Dirk Nell, an orthopaedic surgeon at Mediclinic Louis Leipoldt in Bellville, Cape

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Building excellence in orthopaedics and rheumatology

In a first for Mediclinic, the Mediclinic Winelands Orthopaedic Hospital will be collaborating with the Institute of Orthopaedics and Rheumatology (IOR) to deliver exceptional outcomes to the Winelands and greater

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SpyGlass system offers an ERCP upgrade

Because conditions like gallstones cause swelling or narrowing in the affected ducts, most patients will require a closer look than that offered by MRI, and this is where ERCP comes in.

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Mediclinic surgeon performs first middle-ear surgery using 3D technology

Professor Mashudu Tshifularo from Mediclinic Medforum performed successful middle-ear surgery using 3D technology – the first procedure of its kind in the world.

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A new standard of skin cancer care

Immunotherapy has been used to treat skin cancer patients since the early 1990s, but recent innovations now make this unique technique the gold standard of care.

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